Thanks! I'm reporting this as a bug to email@example.com.
On Feb 19, 2013, at 6:53 PM, awnl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Am 19.02.2013 07:09, schrieb Murray Eisenberg: >> This refers to Ingolf Dahl's palette SetFaceAndFont -- see: >> >> http://www.familydahl.se/mathematica/#SetFaceAndFont >> >> I've been using it for some years as the quickest way to apply various >> formatting to selected text. E.g., in a Text cell select a Mathematica >> name and click the palette's button that changes the font to Courier. Or >> select some text and change its font to Times Italic. Or change the >> background color for the selection to a light yellow. >> >> But with Mathematica 9 (or at least 9.0.1), clicking one of the >> palette's buttons now applies the effect to the entire cell -- not just >> to the selection. >> >> Has anybody else experienced this? What might be the reason for the >> change in behavior and how might it be fixed? > > I think this is a bug/inconsistancy of version 9. The following > simplification shows the problem: > > Button["Courier12", > SetOptions[NotebookSelection[InputNotebook], FontSlant -> "Plain", > FontFamily -> "Courier", FontWeight -> "Plain", FontSize -> 12], > Evaluator -> None > ] // CreatePalette > > pressing the button with a selection in another notebook behaves > different in version 9 to previous versions, and I think the > version-9-behavior is wrong. I don't have an idea how to fix this, though... > > hth, > > albert > >
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